DLA Headquarters News

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Spotlight: Katrina Leverette
DLA Aviation Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Katrina Leverette is a victim advocate who helps educate employees on the repercussions of sexual assault.
April 9, 2021 - DLA Aviation Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Katrina Leverette takes pride in educating employees about sexual assault to help the agency become free from sexually inappropriate behavior.

DLA leaders sign 2021 SAAPM proclamation
Defense Logistics Agency Vice Director Brad Bunn holds SAPR brochures following the signing of the 2021 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Proclamation at the McNamara Headquarters Complex April 6.
April 9, 2021 - The DLA director, vice director and senior enlisted leader signed the 2021 SAAPM Proclamation at the McNamara Headquarters Complex April 6.

Support team deputy commander gains experience, kudos during deployment
Navy Cdr. Chris Thompson, DST-K commander; Army Brig. Gen. Justin Swanson, 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) commander; Gee McNease, DST-K deputy commander; and Army Lt. Col. Jason Logan, Disposition Services Central director at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait pose during a Jan. 19 visit with Swanson.
April 8, 2021 - DLA Support Team-Kuwait Deputy Commander Gee Hyun McNease supervises nine employees who monitor DLA’s supply chains across the U.S. Central Command area of operation proactively meeting customer needs during the pandemic. 

New DLA Strategic Plan outlines goals for 2021-2026
Building tailored logistics solutions that support military readiness and fostering a whole-of-government approach to national security are among top priorities in the Defense Logistics Agency’s new 2021-2026 Strategic Plan.
April 6, 2021 - Building tailored logistics solutions that support military readiness and fostering a whole-of-government approach to national security are among top priorities in the Defense Logistics Agency’s new 2021-2026 Strategic Plan. 

DLA Aviation News

After a decade in the “Boneyard,” Wise Guy back in action
The flight crew receives a briefing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, March 23, 2021. The bomber had been in mothballs for a decade at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona. With the support of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate’s Nuclear Enterprise Customer Facing Division and DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, it is only the second B-52 to undergo regeneration, restoring it to full flight status.
April 9, 2021 - On May 19, 2016, an Air Force B-52 Bomber, with seven crew members onboard, crashed at Anderson Air Force Base on Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific close to 4,000 miles west of Hawaii. All survived the fiery crash that reduced the Air Force’s B-52 fleet to 75, one less than the congressionally mandated 76.

DLA Distribution News

DLA Distribution Commanding General Brig. Gen. Reventlow hosts DLA Troop Support Commanding General Brig. Gen. Lawrence
Defense Logistics Agency Commander, Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Keith Reventlow, right and Deputy Commander, Perry Knight, Senior Executive Service, left, greet Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence, DLA Troop Support commander, center,  as he arrives at DLA Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, April 5, 2021. Photo by Brianne Bender, DLA Distribution .
April 9, 2021 - Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander, visited DLA Distribution April 5, meeting with leadership, touring the DLA Distribution headquarters building and recognizing DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, employees as stellar performers for their contributions to the COVID-19 federal response.

DLA Land and Maritime News

Department of Defense awards Land and Maritime electronics engineer for advancing resistor technology
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Electronics Engineer Andrew Ernst was awarded the Department of Defense’s Defense Standardization Program Award for fiscal year 2020 for his outstanding leadership during the development of a new specification impacting bulk metal film chip resistors for high reliability and standard reliability applications. Ernst is the lead engineer for resistors at DLA Land and Maritime.
April 8, 2021 - Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Electronics Engineer Andrew Ernst was awarded the Department of Defense’s Defense Standardization Program Award for fiscal year 2020 for his outstanding leadership during the development of a new specification impacting bulk metal film chip resistors for high reliability and standard reliability applications.

Logistics In Action

MCSC purchases inventive tents, fulfills urgent communication need during COVID-19
II MEF Marines receive training on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 12-14, 2021.
March 17, 2021 - Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — Marine Corps Systems Command recently fielded sturdy, spacious tents, fulfilling an Urgent Universal Need Statement during the COVID-19 pandemic to support command and control missions.

DLA Disposition Services News

Europe and Africa haz waste specialists undeterred by pandemic
Hazardous waste items from Poland, Djibouti, Germany, and Portugal represent some of the estimated 15 million pounds of hazardous waste removed from U.S. military operations and installations across Europe and Africa annually through DLA Disposition Services disposal contracts.
April 7, 2021 - The DLA contracting officer representatives who oversee removal of millions of pounds of waste from dozens of countries annually have adapted their methods to overcome a global threat.

DLA Energy News

“Even Still, She Persists!” Acquisition workforce celebrate Women’s History Month
Acquisition specialists across Defense Logistics Agency Energy recognized Women’s History Month in an inaugural event featuring speeches, videos and a senior leadership female-led panel March 24.
March 31, 2021 - Acquisition specialists across DLA Energy recognized Women’s History Month in an inaugural event featuring speeches, videos and a senior leadership female-led panel March 24.

DLA Troop Support News

DLA Distribution Commanding General Brig. Gen. Reventlow hosts DLA Troop Support Commanding General Brig. Gen. Lawrence
Defense Logistics Agency Commander, Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Keith Reventlow, right and Deputy Commander, Perry Knight, Senior Executive Service, left, greet Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence, DLA Troop Support commander, center,  as he arrives at DLA Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, April 5, 2021. Photo by Brianne Bender, DLA Distribution .
April 9, 2021 - Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander, visited DLA Distribution April 5, meeting with leadership, touring the DLA Distribution headquarters building and recognizing DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, employees as stellar performers for their contributions to the COVID-19 federal response.

COVID-19

Defense Supply Center Columbus provides COVID-19 vaccine to workforce
Petty Officer Adam Price, assigned to the Navy Recruiting Headquarters on DSCC was the first person to receive his COVID-19 vaccination during the opening of the DSCC vaccination site March 30. Price had been on an established volunteer waiting list and responded when he got the call.
April 2, 2021 - After weeks of coordination, Defense Supply Center Columbus has begun COVID-19 vaccinations for DSCC personnel. First doses of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines were administered March 30. Partnerships between the Defense Logistics Agency, Wright Patterson Air Force Base and Ohio Army National Guard resulted in the activation of the local vaccination site.